IBM innovation center to get new home at USC

Lori Steele (left) of IBM and state Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman don hard hats at Thursday’s groundbreaking for the Center for Applied Innovation at the University of South Carolina. (Photo/James T. Hammond) The Columbia campus will function in part to grow the pool of skilled computer analysts who can provide the new services envisioned by IBM. The Fluor Corp., a building tenant, will collaborate on research with IBM and the university.  Read More...

SCE&G gets OK to sell Huger Street property

The state Public Service Commission on Tuesday greenlighted the company’s request to take bids on the 5.88-acre site bounded by Huger, Hampton, Washington and Williams streets. The site is next to the vacant Kline Iron & Steel Co. property that’s slated for development. Read More...

Furniture company investing $12.6M in York County campus

Broad River Furniture, a licensee of Ashley Furniture HomeStore, plans to consolidate its operations at a new corporate campus in Fort Mill. The company, which currently employs 500 workers, expects to add another 200 positions in the move. Read More...

Nelson Mullins’ Epps honored for work in landmark education suit

The Richland County Bar Association has named Carl Epps as recipient of its John W. Williams Distinguished Service Award winner for his work as co-lead counsel in the Abbeville County School District v. State of South Carolina case. Read More...

Wells Fargo picks Charleston as commercial hub for eastern S.C

The bank is relocating its commercial banking hub for eastern South Carolina to downtown Charleston from Columbia. Customer demand is driving the move, Wells Fargo said, adding that its business with middle market companies in the Charleston area has grown by double digits since 2010. Read More...


Miller-Valentine completes South University facility

The 22,000-square-foot, two-story building completed by Miller-Valentine will serve as South University’s School of Physical Therapy. It will house classrooms, offices and conference rooms. Read More...

Colliers signs Carmon to management services team

A native of Camden and graduate of the University of South Carolina Aiken, Stephen Carmon joins Colliers International after playing professional baseball with minor league teams of the San Diego Padres.

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